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LABOUR

Hon. Byakatonda cancels NOTU and COFTU vehicles donation

By Our Reporter. Workers Member of Parliament Hon Abdulhu Byakatonda the “Anchorman “ has withdrawn a donation he pledged of a brand new double cabin pickup each to National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) and Central Organization of Free Trade Unions (COTU). He took the decision after carrying out extensive consultations with his campaign team […]

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COVER

UNATU salaries strike as Gov’t loses “divide and rule” game

By Our Reporters. Government suffered a setback when a meeting convened by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni with Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) leaders at State House June 17, 2022 to avert ongoing teachers’ Industrial action ended in a stalemate.The latest development is victory for UNATU, whose labour union has since 2006 been split into six […]

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NEWS

Omani journalist Mukhtar charged over corruption coverage

By Our Reporter. Oman authorities should drop all charges against journalist Mukhtar al-Hanai and allow the press to work freely and without fear of legal harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. The public prosecutor’s office in Muscat, the capital, informed al-Hanai, a reporter for the news website Atheer, on March 15 that criminal charges […]

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LABOUR

Evidence needed to prosecute sexual harassment offenders

By Sarah Nansikombi. What evidence is needed to successfully prosecute perpetrators of offence of sexual harassment whether at workplace or not ? Evidence in a broad sense refers to something that furnishes proof of a matter. In the legal context, it is something legally submitted in court or other decision – making body to ascertain […]

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HEALTH

The psychology of pregnant women

By Agatha Namirembe UPEU Chairperson. The end results of pregnancy is baby birth. Biblically, pregnancy is associated to the powers of God. It is believed that children are given by God himself (Psalm 127:3) just to get a few examples. In the book of Genesis (21:1-3), we read the story of Sarah – Abraham’s wife. […]

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SPORTS

NIC, Kampala University clinch 2022 EA Netball  titles

By Dorothy Nekesa. The 2022 East Africa Netball Championship saw NIC triumph, defending their crown with a 44-35 score against arch rivals Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). National Insurance Corporation (NIC) and Kampala University (KU) won the female and male 2022 East Africa Netball Clubs championship respectively on home turf. NIC successfully defended their crown […]

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SPORTS

Nile Special Launches a 9.8b renewed commitment with URU

By Dorothy Nekesa. Nile Special has committed Ush9.8b Shillings towards rugby in Uganda in a deal running for a period of 3-4 years.  The development was confirmed this month by the Nile Breweries Managing Director David Valencia at the Rugby Cranes 7s teams’ appreciation dinner at Kabira Country Club in Bukoto, Kampala. At the colorful […]

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LABOUR

Industrial relations effects after Covid – 19 Presidential Directives

By Our Reporters. A Research study was commissioned by the National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) and undertaken by Consultants Mr Kakaire Abdu and  Mr Baligasima Yazid.  The study set out to assess the effect of presidential directives on COVID-19 pandemic on industrial relations amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. It specifically assessed the effect of presidential […]

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POLITICS

Raila surges past Ruto in opinion poll

By James Wafula in Nairobi. Veteran Kenyan politician Azmio flag bearer Raila Amolo Odinga appeared to inch closer to power after his newly unveiled running-mate wrong footed his main challenger Kenya Kwanza of deputy president William Ruto. The choice of a former justice minister and civil rights firebrand Martha Karau appears to have at last […]

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Business

Sky is the limit for Kenya Co-operative Bank

By James Wafula in Nairobi. Co-operative Bank of Kenya’s profit has jumped by more than half to Sh16.5 billion, helped by increased income and reduced expenses. The net profit for the year to December 2021- March 2022 was a 53 per cent increase from the Sh10.8 billion reported in 2020. The earnings raced past the […]